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Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkish Airlines launching flights to Vancouver

Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines announced it will launch regular flights to Vancouver, Canada in a statement posted on the Public Disclosure Platform on Tuesday. Turkish Airlines was founded in 1933 with five aircraft in its fleet. Now they have over 340 aircraft, including passenger and cargo planes. Last year, the company carried 75.2 […]

Posted on October 16, 2019 by in Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News, Turkish Airlines Review

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new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

new IHG Pointbreaks list is out, Delta’s 50% bonus promo, JetBlue restructuring, deadly beach umbrellas coming for you?

– while Jetblue has a great product it does not have (as) extensive codesharing with other airlines and has trouble competing with ULCCs – now the company is getting into a major cost cutting effort – Delta is running an interesting promotion that gives you 50% more miles on all partner activities Registration is required […]

Posted on July 23, 2018 by in IHG Rewards Club, Jetblue TrueBlue

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Turkey issues another travel warning for the US, Delta getting better at selling ancillaries

Turkey issues another travel warning for the US, Delta getting better at selling ancillaries

– Travel warnings are supposed to be a traveler help but Turkey is now using it for purely political reasons adding the US I wonder if they will prohibit their citizens to travel to ‘dangerous countries’ like the USA soon… – Delta has been surprisingly successful (like United) in selling customers upgrades against cash Up-selling […]

Posted on January 12, 2018 by in Travel News

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IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

– IHG has been changing the Best Rate Guarantee and instead of a free night you can now earn 5x the points When you book directly with us, we promise you’ll always get the lowest price online. If you find a better price somewhere else, we’ll match it and give you five times the IHG® […]

Posted on January 10, 2018 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

Scoot adds Berlin, El Al adds San Francisco, Iberia 25% off wards, your own private plane exit, Turkish Airlines resurgin

– Scoot is coming to Berlin (from Singapore) in 2018 – a great win after the airport lost lost of flights with the Air Berlin insolvency – Iberia still has the 25% award sale running – from the East Coast to Europe this can be a good deal (and reasonable fuel surcharges) – El Al […]

Posted on January 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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Turkey Visas are back!, A380 production to be cancelled?, 1,500 miles per car rental, 3.5M Mabuhay miles and 3M Enrich miles up for grabs

Turkey Visas are back!, A380 production to be cancelled?, 1,500 miles per car rental, 3.5M Mabuhay miles and 3M Enrich miles up for grabs

– big news – Turkey is now issuing evisa again for American passport holders (and consulates are also resuming issuance of any other kind of visas for Turkey) – Airbus is now waiting for a ‘final’ new Emirates order or it will kill plane production While I love the plane I would not count it […]

Posted on December 28, 2017 by in Turkish Airlines Review

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New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

New Seoul and Hanoi hotels, book Swiss First Class, no more cheap JAL awards on Emirates, 50% Avios award sale, Air France Joon’ adds more routes, Norwegian to add Singapore hub?

– my favorite neighborhood in Seoul is Hongdae and it’s finally getting a new chain hotel – look out for the Holiday Inn Express Seoul Hongdae – Hanoi is loosing its backpacker charm with yet another upscale hotel addition (after the new Intercontinental Hanoi) with the Four Seasons Hanoi Hoan Kiem Lake – if you […]

Posted on November 30, 2017 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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